Manufacturer’s Description

The popularity of our previous short tube refractor models inspired us to go a step further with the introduction of our NexStar 102 SLT. You'll find that astronomical viewing is a delight with this large, powerful 4 telescope. The 102 SLT offers a 63% increase in image brightness over 80 mm models. This short-tube telescope with a fast f/6.5 optical system gives images that are bright and crisp. And the 102 SLT, like the other models in the SLT Series, comes with a fully computerized hand control with a database of over 4,000 celestial objects! With its pre-assembled, adjustable steel tripod, the NexStar 102 SLT can be up and ready to use in a matter of minutes. Our new SkyAlign alignment technology, and the included StarPointer Finderscope with a red LED, makes aligning a breeze. Because of its wide 1.7 ° field of view, the NexStar 102 SLT is optimal for scanning large areas of the sky and for superb terrestrial (land) viewing. A wonderful entry to mid-level astronomical scope, with the use of an optional erect image diagonal, the 102 SLT can also be used as a land-based spotting telescope.

The Specs

Additional Specifications
Brand Name Celestron
Software Included The SkyX First Light Edition NexStar Observers List
Angular Field of View 1.7
Linear Field of View 91 ft @ 3000 ft
Frequency Band Optical Design: RefractorDatabase: 4,000 Object DatabaseFinderscope: StarPointerMount: Motorized AltazimuthSkyAlign Alignment Technology
Maximum Angular Field of View (Real) 2
Product Model 102 SLT
Maximum Magnification 241x
Maximum Field of View @ 1000 yd 91 ft
Product Line NexStar
General
URL http://www.celestron.com/c2/product.php?ProdID=29
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